Staff Picks And Reviews
52 Books in 52 Weeks

52 Books in 52 Weeks

By Chris Little January 7, 2016

Being an avid reader, I really wanted to take the 52 books in 52 weeks challenge. Now, for someone who generally reads a couple hundred books a year, for some reason I found this challenge particularly difficult to attain.

Hedy Reviews “Hunger”

Hedy Reviews “Hunger”

By Library Staff September 24, 2015

“Hunger” is one of our Global Gathering Norway discussion books. For the Global Gatherings, we invite scholars to be our discussion facilitators because often these foreign classics can be quite challenging and we can use all the help we can get. “Hunger” is no exception with its atypical plot (or lack thereof) and disconcerting characters. Hamsun, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature wanted to write not just for Norwegians but for a universal human being. Hamsun’s anti- hero is an outsider at odds with society and in revolt against God.